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Frondes Agrestes; Readings in 'Modern Painters'

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Orpington, Kent, George Allen: 1878

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007423

Condition: Very Good


Original full brown crushed morocco with gilt border on light boards. Cover lightly sprung. All edges gilt. Bookplate of Walter Overbeck Wade, born about 1838 in India and served in 91st Argyllshire Reg't of Foot in Greece in 1854 and 5th Administrative Battalion, Lancashire Rifle Volunteers in 1874. The text of this book is a selection of passages from Ruskin's work of 1843 on Modern Painters, as chosen by his friend Susan Beever, or Beaver, of Coniston. Nearly invisible in the upper corner of the first free endpaper is the incised stamp of Cedric Chivers, Bookbinder, Union St., Bath, who ... View more info

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The Sin of Monsieur Antoine(Part 2); Leone Leoni

By: Sand, George

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons: 1900

Seller ID: 002032

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth with fine gilt borders and signature. Translated by George Burnham Ives. Volume II only of a 2-volume set. Series titled Historic and Romantic Novels by Amandine Lucille Aurore Dupin, Baroness Dudevant(George Sand). Begins at Chapter XXIV of The Sin of Monsieur Antoine. Top edges gilt; balance untrimmed. 342 pp. View more info

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White Salt Mountain; Words in Time (Signed)

By: Sanger, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Kentville, N.S., Gaspereau Press Ltd.: 2005

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 004300

ISBN: 1554470048

Condition: Very Good


Original dark grey card covers with red DJ. Inscribed and signed June 18, 2005. Author has five poetry books to his credit previously, and serves as Poetry Editor of Antigonish Review. This volume is both prose and poetry. 235 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Lord Halifax's Character of King Charles the Second

By: Savile, George (Whibley, Charles, Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition(Unnumbered)

Seller ID: 003180

Condition: Good Plus


Original salmon-coloured paper covered boards with green illustration and lettering. Ragged dust jacket is in two pieces laid in to front of book. Slight discolourations at top and bottom of spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. The book belonged to Joan Foster, one of the daughters of the Honourable Walter Foster, Premier on New Brunswick from 1917 to 1923, and later Senator of Canada. This small book measures 3 1/4" by 5" and is part of the "Little Books" series edited by Charles Whibley. It is a reprint of a book originally published in 1750. The seri... View more info

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The Monastery

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Lovell:

Edition: Aldine Edition

Seller ID: 000601

Condition: Good


Original highly-decorated embossed red cloth on boards, gilt on spine. Aldine edition. Minor damage top of backstrip, OW good. 431 pp. Small stain on back cover. P.O.N. View more info

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Waverley Novels; The Fortunes of Nigel/ Count Robert of Paris

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, R.S. Peale:

Seller ID: 001221

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth highly decorated in black on boards. Gilt spine lettering. No DJ. Both hinges cracked, showing fabric, and repaired. Two leaves untrimmed at top corners. Ca. 1880. Better than a reading copy by a lesser-known publisher. The Fortunes of Nigel - 436 pp. Count Robert of Paris - 411 pp. Two long novels under one cover. View more info

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Peveril of the Peak

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Co.:

Seller ID: 001515

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth decorated in black on boards. No DJ. One of the more popular of the Waverley Novels. Minor cover wear and bumped corners, OW very good. SEE PHOTO. 582 pp. with index. View more info

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Kenilworth

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1887

Edition: Warne's Crown Library Edition

Seller ID: 004490

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth decorated and lettered in black on bevelled boards. Previous owner's name in elegant ink script. No other writing and no damage. 467 pp. View more info

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Tales of a Grandfather; Being Stories Taken from Scottish History

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge And Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 007172

Condition: Very Good


Original floral decorated blue cloth on boards. Every Boy's Library. Previous owner's name with no other writing or damage. Very small print ! 196 pp. View more info

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The Fair Maid of Perth

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 011078

Condition: Good


Glossy maroon pigskin leather on flexible board. Title page missing; In its place is a poem, Lake of the Woods, written by M. B. Leitch, Complaint Department. Previous owner's signature is Flora McDonald, Wapella, Sask. Minor scuffing to ends of spine and corners. 632 pp. with notes, plus catalog. (See two following listings from same previous owner). View more info

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Literary Portraits in the Novels of Henry Fielding

By: Shesgreen, Sean

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University Press: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007986

Condition: Near Fine


Original grey cloth on boards. DJ not price-clipped. Background, Jonathan Wild, Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones, Amelia, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Index. At time of publication, the author was Assistant Professor of English at Northern Illinois University. ISBN 0-87580-029-7. 206 pp. View more info

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Pied Piper

By: Shute, Nevil

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1964

Seller ID: 001743

Condition: Very Good


Original red and white patterned cloth on boards. Small mark beside cover title (See photo). Previous owner's name. Front endpapers upside-down. Minor shelf tear at foot of spine. Murray Irwin of Moira Secondary School, Belleville, Ontario, prepared the study material. 250 pp. View more info

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The Commonweal Reader

By: Skillin, Edward S. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Harper and Brothers Publishers: 1949

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003533

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Introduction by Anne Fremantle. 40 Articles reprinted from several issues of The Commonweal Magazine from 1927 to 1949. 310 pp. Unmarked and undamaged. View more info

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The Comments of Bagshot

By: Spender, J.A. (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1908

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 000920

Condition: Very Good


Original bright green cloth with gilt lettering in box, no DJ. 143 pp. View more info

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The Faerie Queene (Two-volume Set)

By: Spenser, Edmund

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London/New York, Dent/Dutton: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009293

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. DJs have small nicks head and foot. Everyman's Library No. 443 and 444. Vol. II was reprinted 1942, and is whiter that Vol. I, which was reprinted in 1937. No writing. Vol I has 500 pp. Vol. II has 480 pp., including a Glossary. View more info

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A Londoner's Calendar

By: Stager, The Old

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Ltd.: 1925

Seller ID: 009562

Condition: Good Plus


Brown paper boards backed in grey cloth. A calendar of pithy thoughts gleaned from experience and guided by the influence of others, from great literature and elsewhere. Unnamed author admits to four wasted years at Oxford as well as a similar number in the trenches of WW I. No writing. Two strained gutters glued for safety. 309 pp. View more info

The Pearl

By: Steinbeck, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Co. Of Canada: 1958

Seller ID: 013260

ISBN: 0-7705-0689-5

Condition: Very Good Minus


Blue and white paper boards. Doodling/writing inside front and back covers. With Notes, Questions, and Annotations. 138 pp. View more info

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St. Ives

By: Stevenson, Robert L.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Dent: 1933

Edition: Wayfarer's Library

Seller ID: 001295

Condition: Very Good


Original tan cloth with blind-stamped portrait on boards, no DJ. 328 pp. "A witty, womanizing veteran of Napoleon's wars", whose escapades stretch the imagination while touching the funny bone. Cocked, a few scribbles. 328 pp. View more info

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Prince Otto; A Romance

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003655

Condition: Good


Original red leather with gilt monogram and gilt spine lettering and decoration. Covers show swelling and staining from moisture, not affecting interior. Described by Andrew Lang as a "philosophical-humouristical-psychological fantasy", set in the imaginary state of Grunewald. It was written in 1885, his second full-length narrative. 230 pp. View more info

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St. Ives; Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1906

Seller ID: 007690

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Front hinge cracked. 438 pp. View more info